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Fundamental Skills for Manufacturing
Class starts August 23rd
FSM is a 24-hour course designed to equip new hires, underemployed, unemployed and incumbent workers with the necessary skills to be successful in manufacturing-related positions.

If you are interested in auditing any portion of the class, please contact Kelsi ClineSessions will be held at the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce. 

The NCRC is included in the FSM curriculum. Upon course completion, students sit for  the assessment.

Meeting Dates & Times:
  • August 23 - 3pm to 7pm
  • August 24 - 8am to 4:30pm
  • August 25 - 8am to 4:30pm
  • NCRC Assessment Date: August 28 at the Kentucky Career Center
To register employees for the August FSM class, contact Kelsi Cline
Workplace Literacy Program
Workplace Literacy is a custom English literacy course designed to meet your needs by delivering a robust language program for English language learners in your organization. It is a cohesive approach to employee engagement and training to help you identify natural leaders within your company.

Click here to download the one-pager or contact Kelsi Cline for additional information.
Ft. Campbell Job Fair
September 20 & 21
Ft. Campbell hosts several job fair events throughout the year. If you would like additional information about these events, contact Kelsi Cline.

  • 9am to 3pm 
  • $175 per day
  • Limited to 75 employers
  • Employers must have 15 or more open positions
Ft. Campbell Hiring Events
11 Employer Day Events coming up!
There is no cost to participate in a Ft. Campbell Employer Day Hiring Event, contact  Kelsi Cline  for additional information.

  • August 23 & 30
  • September 13 & 27
  • October 4, 18 & 25
  • November 1, 8 & 29
  • December 13
Join the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce for any of the above dates or reserve your own space. Event organizers request two weeks notice to promote your attendance at the event to transitioning soldiers. 
October is Targeted Business & Industry Month In Kentucky
Save the Date for the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce's 2017 TB/I Banquet: October 24
As part of the Bowling Green
Area Chamber of Commerce's Targeted Business & Industry Month logo efforts to recognize targeted businesses, we celebrate Targeted Business & Industry Appreciation Month all month long in October. Targeted Businesses are those that do more than 50 percent of their business outside the state, bringing new dollars to our region and to our businesses and families.

Coming soon: early-bird pricing on banquet tickets.

Interested in hosting a facility tour for local high school students? Contact Kelsi Cline today!
OnTrack Year 2 Car Unveil
Save the Date!
Join us for the Year 2 OnTrack Car Unveil at the NCM Motorsports Park on Friday, August 25th at 9am CT.

For additional information, please contact Kim Phelps.
Training Consortium - Second Quarter Schedule
Training Consortium logo
View this semester's training schedule here - i f you have any questions about the consortium, contact Kelsi Cline
President_s Club
Partner Spotlight:

Bronze Partner:

Holland Inc logo

Bronze Partner:
South Central Bank logo

Become a member today!
August 2017 eNews

  • 160 have been repealed
  • 181 have been amended
  • 342 have been targeted for repeal
  • 547 have been targeted for amendment

To see the list of repealed and amended regulations, click here.


To report a regulation, click here.

Contact Us:
Ron Bunch, CEcD
President and CEO 

Maureen P. Carpenter, EDP, IOM
Vice President Regional Economic Development and Talent

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Kelsi Cline
Economic Development Coordinator

South Central Kentucky Economic Development:
The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce has announced six economic development projects totaling $166.7 million in capital investment and 413 new jobs.

Bowling Green was recently ranked second in Site Selection magazine's list of high-performing metros among communities with populations less than 200,000 based on total economic development projects for 2016.

About the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce:
Incorporated in 1935, the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce is a 5-Star Accredited Chamber by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was named the 2009 Chamber of the Year by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives. As the fourth largest chamber in Kentucky, the Chamber serves as a premier business advocate for its more than 1,200 partners and is the driving force for economic development in South Central Kentucky. Its primary goals are to promote growth and success in the business community, reaching its small business partners and those in large industries alike. With leadership programs, governmental relations projects, educational initiatives and involvement opportunities, the Chamber aims to support the community and its neighbors in order to enhance the business climate and continue to grow the region.